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Rocombe Thatch

Stokeinteignhead Grade 5 Star rating View Map
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The area surrounding this property is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise with wildlife, walks, golf and beaches all found nearby.

Rocombe Thatch is a delightful, detached, thatched stone and cob holiday cottage in the hamlet of Middle Rocombe, together with a detached green oak annexe. The cottage has a secluded, mature, enclosed, lawned garden. There is also a small pond area and a stream running by the side of the property – both are fenced. This is an ideal base for families to holiday together or friends to celebrate. The annexe offers its own independent living area and kitchen, although there is plenty of space in the main house to have meals and social gatherings for all guests. The property is in a very tranquil setting and is an ideal location in which to relax. There is plenty of wildlife in the garden with rabbits, badgers and the occasional deer or otter visiting, plenty of bird watching and many walks can be taken from the door. Carp ponds next to the property can be fished with permits available locally. The cottage is ideally situated in a secluded rural spot for exploring the great local beaches such as Ness Beach at Shaldon or the wonderful beaches of the South Hams. Nearby Stokeinteignhead and Combeinteignhead are delightful historic villages with great pubs and restaurants; Torquay is only 5 miles away. There are local golf courses and for those who enjoy riding and walking, Dartmoor is within 10 miles. There are many miles of coastline, cliffs, coves, beaches and walks in the immediate vicinity, which has a climate that belongs somewhere much further south. There are opportunities for surfing, swimming, diving, sailing, sea-angling and wonderful opportunities to study the natural wildlife at leisure. From the nearby coastline, stunning views are to be enjoyed across the bay, out over the English Channel, along the 40 miles towards Lyme Bay and Portland Bill. Torquay is an ideal base from which to visit Dartmouth, Totnes and Plymouth. Dawlish Warren or Paignton Zoo are only 10 miles, or take a trip further afield to Exeter, the ideal place to browse in antique shops, walk and cycle, take a relaxing boat trip or find something good to eat. There are also many NT properties all waiting to be explored. Local shop and pub ¾ mile.

Main house: Spacious beamed living room with open fire and French doors to garden. Two steps down to sitting/TV/games room with TV leading to spacious dining/breakfast room with tiled floor and large beamed farmhouse style kitchen area. Separate toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms, each with 5ft bed, one with en-suite bathroom and toilet. Twin bedroom. Family bathroom with separate shower cubicle and toilet. Separate annexe: Dining room with kitchen area. Double bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. First floor: Living room with French doors to decked sitting area with garden views. Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower attachment and toilet. Independent access in annexe to: Study/computer room with computer and printer. Shared utility.

  • Open fire - initial fuel included, thereafter available locally
  • Full oil central heating (partial underfloor), electricity, bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • Three satellite TVs (basic package)
  • Two DVDs
  • Two CDs
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Two dishwashers
  • Two fridge/freezers
  • Computer with wi-fi broadband and printer
  • Enclosed ¼-acre lawned garden with furniture
  • Ample parking
  • Cycle store
  • Natural spring water supply
  • No smoking
  • NB: Pond and stream in/next to garden (both fenced)

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  • Bike StoreBike Store
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • Detached PropertyDetached Property
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden / PatioEnclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Open FireOpen Fire
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • Satellite TVSatellite TV
  • Thatched RoofThatched Roof
  • Christmas Themed CottageChristmas Themed Cottage
  • WifiWifi
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Coastal PropertyCoastal Property

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 2015-08-08
    An excellent holiday for the second year in a row. A useful addition was the internet spur in the sitting room. We did not make as much use of the garden as we would have liked, the inclusion of deck chairs or loungers would be nice and something like a table tennis table in the garden would also be an added attraction.

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